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Heritage Show + Tell – 12 June 2018

The next Heritage Show + Tell will be hosted by Leeds Local and Family History Library on Tuesday 12 June 2018. Join us for an optional behind-the-scenes tour of Leeds Central Library at 4pm, followed by Heritage Show + Tell from 5pm to 7pm at the Library’s multi-arts space, Room 700 (with a programme of short presentations and a chance to network over a glass of wine).

4.00-5.00pm Optional behind-the-scenes tour of Grade II* listed Leeds Central Library

5.00-7.00pm Heritage Show + Tell at Leeds Central Library (Room 700)
We have 6 three-minute presentations followed by lots of opportunity to meet and mingle over a glass of wine. Speakers include:

A caravan called Pearl: the role of history in creating conversations about grief and remembrance
Laura King, School of History, University of Leeds
Anna Turzynski, Independent Arts Producer

Connecting Faith Collections with Faith Communities
Alan Benstock, MA student, School of Philosophy, Religion and History of Science

How much khaki cloth do you need to fight a war? The exploration of West Yorkshire mills looking for answers
Carrie Huby Scott, Creative Practitioner

Island to Island: Journeys through the Caribbean
Tim Smith, Photographer, film maker and exhibitions producer

Mapping Contemporary Art in the Heritage Experience
Nick Cass, School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies, University of Leeds

Lesbian Jumpers: The West Yorkshire Queer Stories Project
Rachel Larman and Ross Horsley, Yorkshire MESMAC

Everyone welcome: community heritage groups, freelancers, museum professionals, archivists, students and academics.

If you would like to come along to the Heritage Show + Tell event, please register at ccsmghinfo@leeds.ac.uk Please indicate if you would also like to book a place for the tour.

Heritage Show + Tell is a partnership between the Centre for Critical Studies in Museums, Galleries and Heritage and Leeds Local and Family History Library. It is supported by the School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies and Student Enhancement in the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Cultures.

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HERITAGE SHOW + TELL 12 JUNE 2018 – CALL FOR SPEAKERS

The next Heritage Show + Tell will be hosted by Leeds Local and Family History Library on Tuesday 12 June. Join us for an optional tour at 4pm (details to be confirmed), followed by Heritage Show + Tell from 5pm to 7pm at Room 700, Leeds Central Library (with a programme of short presentations and a chance to network over a glass of wine).

We are currently calling for speakers prepared to rise to the challenge of sharing their current work in three minutes!  If you would like to sign up as a speaker, please contact Helen Graham or Fiona Blair at ccsmghinfo@leeds.ac.uk

We will publish the full programme of speakers as soon as it’s finalised. If you would like to come along to the Heritage Show + Tell event, please register at ccsmghinfo@leeds.ac.uk

Heritage Show + Tell is a partnership between the Centre for Critical Studies in Museums, Galleries and Heritage and Leeds Local and Family History Library. It is supported by the School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies and Student Enhancement in the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Cultures.

Heritage Show + Tell – 6 March 2018

The next Heritage Show + Tell will be hosted by Leeds Local and Family History Library on Tuesday 6 March 2018. Join us for an optional tour of Thomas Chippendale, 1718-1779: a celebration of British craftsmanship and design at Leeds City Museum at 4pm, followed by Heritage Show + Tell from 5pm to 7pm at Room 700, Leeds Central Library (with a programme of short presentations and a chance to network over a glass of wine).

4.00-5.00pm Optional tour of the Thomas Chippendale exhibition, Leeds City Museum

5.00-7.00pm Heritage Show + Tell at Leeds Central Library (Room 700)
We have 7 three-minute presentations followed by lots of opportunity to meet and mingle over a glass of wine. Speakers include:

Displaying the dead: public reactions to human skeletons in museums
Ruth Martin, Exhibitions Curator, Leeds City Museum

Who wants to be a hidden gem?
Laura Beare, Marketing & Galleries Assistant Manager, Leeds University Library

Digitising 50,000 unpublished photos of Leeds c1890 onwards
Keith Williams, Principal Conservation Officer, Leeds City Council
Vicky Grindrod, West Yorkshire Archaeology Advisory Service (WYAAS)

Hunslet Grange housing estate: a short-lived experiment
Gill Crawshaw, MA Curation Practices student, Leeds Arts University

Spinning New Yarns: an oral history and dialect study of the West Yorkshire Textiles Industry
Emily Owen, School of English, University of Leeds

Periods in Landscape: physically engaging with the Yorkshire Dales
Timothy Forster, Ultra Runner and Painter

Pablo & Susannah: race and gender in Victorian circus
Deborah Sanderson, Urban Angel
Joe Williams, Heritage Corner

Everyone welcome: community heritage groups, freelancers, museum professionals, archivists, students and academics.

If you would like to come along to the Heritage Show + Tell event, please register at ccsmghinfo@leeds.ac.uk Please indicate if you would also like to book a place for the tour.

Heritage Show + Tell is a partnership between the Centre for Critical Studies in Museums, Galleries and Heritage and Leeds Local and Family History Library. It is supported by the School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies and Student Enhancement in the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Cultures.

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Heritage Show + Tell 6 March 2018 – call for speakers

The next Heritage Show + Tell will be hosted by Leeds Local and Family History Library on Tuesday 6 March. Join us for an optional tour at 4pm (details to be confirmed), followed by Heritage Show + Tell from 5pm to 7pm at Room 700, Leeds Central Library (with a programme of short presentations and a chance to network over a glass of wine).

We are currently calling for speakers prepared to rise to the challenge of sharing their current work in three minutes!  If you would like to sign up as a speaker, please contact Helen Graham or Fiona Blair at ccsmghinfo@leeds.ac.uk

We will publish the full programme of speakers as soon as it’s finalised. If you would like to come along to the Heritage Show + Tell event, please register at ccsmghinfo@leeds.ac.uk

Heritage Show + Tell is a partnership between the Centre for Critical Studies in Museums, Galleries and Heritage and Leeds Local and Family History Library. It is supported by the School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies and Student Enhancement in the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Cultures.

Heritage Show + Tell — programme announced

The next Heritage Show + Tell will be hosted by Leeds Local and Family History Library on Tuesday 21 November 2017. Join us for an optional tour of Leeds Art Gallery at 4pm, followed by Heritage Show + Tell from 5pm to 7pm at the Library’s multi-arts space, Room 700, Leeds Central Library (with a programme of short presentations and a chance to network over a glass of wine).

4.00-5.00pm Optional tour
Join us for a tour of the recently refurbished Leeds Art Gallery.

5.00-7.00pm Heritage Show + Tell at Leeds Central Library (Room 700)
We have eight of three-minute presentations followed by lots of opportunity to meet and mingle over a glass of wine. Speakers include:

Putting Flesh on the Bones: The Calvin Wells Archive Collection at the University of Bradford
James Neill, Project Archivist, University of Bradford

Topography of the Artist-led Collective: a Leeds mapping study
John Wright, PhD Student, School of Fine Art, History of Art & Cultural Studies, University of Leeds

‘Y Habra Trabajo Para Todos’ (And there will be work for all): The LUU Chilean Mural
Rob Knifton, University Academic Fellow, School of Fine Art, History of Art & Cultural Studies, University of Leeds

The trouble with women artists – working with Jacky Fleming on ‘A Woman’s Place?’ exhibition
Kitty Ross, Curator of Leeds History/Social History, Leeds Museums and Galleries

‘How will we recognise the artists?’: Researching the impact of contemporary art in heritage sites’
Frances Guy, PhD student, The Heritage Consortium, Northumbria University

Waterproof Memories: Oral History, Flooding and Resilience in York
Benedict Frankish, Community Engagement & Volunteering Intern, The JORVIK Group

Beyond Prevent: building resilience within The Peace Museum
Lauren Padgett, Trustee, The Peace Museum

Discourse in the Drawing Room: an open call for speakers on the arts
Adam Barham, Assistant Librarian Manager (Art and Music), Leeds Central Library

If you would like to come to the Heritage Show + Tell event, please register by emailing ccsmghinfo@leeds.ac.uk Please indicate if you would also like to book a place on the optional tour of Leeds Art Gallery.

Heritage Show + Tell is a partnership between the Centre for Critical Studies in Museums, Galleries and Heritage and Leeds Local and Family History Library, with support from the School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies and Student Enhancement in the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Cultures.

Heritage Show + Tell 21 November 2017 – call for speakers

The next Heritage Show + Tell will be hosted by Leeds Local and Family History Library on Tuesday 21 November. Join us for an optional tour of the newly refurbished Leeds Art Gallery at 4pm, followed by Heritage Show + Tell from 5pm to 7pm at Room 700, Leeds Central Library (with a programme of short presentations and a chance to network over a glass of wine).

We are currently calling for speakers prepared to rise to the challenge of sharing their current work in three minutes!  If you would like to sign up as a speaker, please contact Helen Graham or Fiona Blair at ccsmghinfo@leeds.ac.uk

We will publish the full programme of speakers as soon as it’s finalised. If you would like to come along to the Heritage Show + Tell event, please register at ccsmghinfo@leeds.ac.uk

Heritage Show + Tell is a partnership between the Centre for Critical Studies in Museums, Galleries and Heritage and Leeds Local and Family History Library. It is supported by the School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies and Student Enhancement in the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Cultures.

Heritage Show + Tell, programme announced

Heritage Show + Tell
6 June 2017
Room 700, Leeds Central Library

Book your place via ccsmghinfo@leeds.ac.uk

Heritage Show + Tell is a chance for people passionate about heritage in Yorkshire to come together and share their work, get feedback on ideas and meet new collaborators. Everyone welcome: community heritage groups, freelancers, museum professionals, archivists, students and academics.

The next Heritage Show + Tell will be hosted by Leeds Local and Family History Library on Tuesday 6 June 2017 from 5pm to 7pm at the Library’s multi-arts space, Room 700.

5.00-7.00pm Heritage Show + Tell at Leeds Central Library (Room 700)
We have 7 three-minute presentations followed by lots of opportunity to meet and mingle over a glass of wine. Speakers include:

No longer quiet and orderly: Disabled women and textiles, from the workhouse to contemporary art
Gill Crawshaw, Shoddy disability arts project

 

The Heritage Schools Programme : ‘Making a Difference’; engaging schools with their local heritage
Julie Edwards Local Heritage Education Manager Yorkshire & Humber, Historic England

Feet On The Ground: the psychogeography of the Gypsy/Traveller ‘stopping-place’ in Leeds
Vanessa Cardui, Leeds GATE

Wanderers in Wonderlab: changes in learning practice with the opening of a new gallery in the National Science and Media Museum
Lizzie Nolan, National Science and Media Museum

 

Health through time: running a mobile exhibition
Iona McCleery, School of History, University of Leeds

A Problem and a Promise: Diversity in the Histories of Leeds.
Antony Ramms, Leeds Central Library

Mills and Boom: falling back in love with our textile mills
Deborah Wall, Historic Places Principal Advisor (Yorkshire), Historic England

Heritage Show + Tell is a partnership between the Centre for Critical Studies in Museums, Galleries and Heritage and Leeds Local and Family History Library, with support from the School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies and the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Culture. More info: ccsmghinfo@leeds.ac.uk

Heritage Show + Tell 6 June 2017 – call for speakers

The next Heritage Show + Tell will be hosted by Leeds Local and Family History Library on Tuesday 6 June. Join us for an optional tour at 4pm, followed by Heritage Show + Tell from 5pm to 7pm at Room 700, Leeds Central Library (with a programme of short presentations and a chance to network over a glass of wine).

We are currently calling for speakers prepared to rise to the challenge of sharing their current work in three minutes!  If you would like to sign up as a speaker, please contact Helen Graham at ccsmghinfo@leeds.ac.uk

We will publish the full programme of speakers as soon as it’s finalised. If you would like to come along to the Heritage Show + Tell event, please register at ccsmghinfo@leeds.ac.uk

Heritage Show + Tell is a partnership between the Centre for Critical Studies in Museums, Galleries and Heritage and Leeds Local and Family History Library. It is supported by the School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies and Student Enhancement in the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Cultures.

Speakers announced for Heritage Show + Tell – Tuesday 22 November 2016

The next Heritage Show + Tell will be hosted by Leeds Local and Family History Library on Tuesday 22 November. Join us for an optional Theatres through time heritage tour at 4pm, followed by Heritage Show + Tell from 5pm to 7pm at Room 700, Leeds Central Library (with a programme of short presentations and a chance to network over a glass of wine).

4.00-5.00pm Optional tour
Join us for an optional Theatres through time heritage tour led by University of Leeds alumna, Dominique Triggs.

5.00-7.00pm Heritage Show + Tell at Leeds Central Library (Room 700)
We have a full programme of three-minute presentations followed by lots of opportunity to meet and mingle over a glass of wine. Speakers include:

York Science Trail
John Bibby, Yorkshire Philosophical Society/University of York

The Bring Back St Blaise’s Festival – reviving and inventing traditions
Glyn Watkins, Poet, writer and showman

Indigenous Knowledge – nature’s gift?
Diane Shillito, Photographic Artist & MA Creative Practice Student, Leeds College of Art

Yorkshire, seaweed and static electricity: Fashion tales through archives
Fiona Blair, Enterprise of Culture, School of History

Re-Making Leeds: Traditional building skills training
Sarah Neville, Heritage Construction Skills Development Manager, Leeds City Council

FKT: Fastest known times in the Yorkshire landscape
Timothy Forster

Theatres Through Time
Dominique Triggs, University of Leeds

The City Centre Brought to Life
Karen Downham, Leeds Local & Family History Library

Interwoven Histories: Making Visible Leeds’ Hidden Immigrant Workforce
Kerstin Doble, Pavilion

Connecting Communities with Local History: A History Pin Connections Project
Sally Hughes, History Pin Outreach Librarian, Library and Information Service, Leeds City Council

Queens of Industry: Beauty Parades or Industry Icons?
John McGoldrick, Curator of Industrial History, Leeds Industrial Museum at Armley Mills

If you would like to come to the Heritage Show + Tell event, please register by emailing ccsmghinfo@leeds.ac.uk  Please indicate if you would also like to book a place on the Theatres through time heritage tour.

Heritage Show + Tell is a partnership between the Centre for Critical Studies in Museums, Galleries and Heritage and Leeds Local and Family History Library, with support from the School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies and Student Enhancement in the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Cultures.

Heritage Show + Tell 22 November 2016 – call for speakers

The next Heritage Show + Tell will be hosted by Leeds Local and Family History Library on Tuesday 22 November. Join us for an optional Theatres through time heritage tour at 4pm, followed by Heritage Show + Tell from 5pm to 7pm at Room 700, Leeds Central Library (with a programme of short presentations and a chance to network over a glass of wine).

We are currently calling for speakers prepared to rise to the challenge of sharing their current work in three minutes!  If you would like to sign up as a speaker, please contact Helen Graham: h.graham@leeds.ac.uk

We’ll publish the full programme of speakers as soon as it’s finalised. If you would like to come along to the Heritage Show + Tell event, please register at ccsmghinfo@leeds.ac.uk

Heritage Show + Tell is a partnership between the Centre for Critical Studies in Museums, Galleries and Heritage and Leeds Local and Family History Library. It is supported by the School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies and Student Enhancement in the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Cultures.

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